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Mr.Underwood - Sounds of a Dying Library


Published May 2011


Mr.Underwood - Sounds of a Dying Library

A series of field recordings from sound artist, composer and inventor, Mr.Underwood, recorded in the early hours of the morning in Birmingham Central Library.
More information from the artist's website.

Tracklist
01 Belt Cage – contact mics attached to the vibrating cage surrounding a rubber belt / pulley system
02 Belt / Pulley System 1 – stereo mics placed near rubber belt / pulley system
03 Belt / Pulley System 2 – stereo mics placed a bit further from rubber belt / pulley system
04 Deep Metal Casing – contact mics attached to side of deep metal casing housing a belt / pulley machine
05 Pump Room Exploration – wandering around The Plant Room using 90 degree stereo mics
06 Coming down – contact mics on metal steps
07 General Ambience – stereo mics placed on desks near air conditioning system
08 Heavy Fan – stereo mics placed inside air conditioning unit, where one of the grates was missing (brutalist sound)
09 Window Music – contact mic taped to window
10 Spiral Staircase – contact mic taped to spiral staircase
11 All Down Escalator – stereo mics on metal foot plate at the end of the escalator
12 Toilet Stop and Escalator – stereo mics on tripod
13 Outside – stereo mics on tripod, with wind-shield
14 Shakespeare Lobby – stereo mics on tripod


Run time 18:07

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Reviewer: Framan - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 27, 2016
Subject: I like it
I like it. Very artistic. Very pure. Great release
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